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Aug 13, 2009 12:00am EDT
-opted by the ja o because ma administration. sean: we're going to be joined by daniel hannan, he's a member of the european parliament, he's been warning america not to go down this road. let me ask you politically, i think there's a 50-50 chance this gets passed, unless the american people stay as vigilant and strong and outspoken and they're not intimidated, there's a chance this can still pass. your thoughts? >> i think you're right. i think there's no room for apathy now which is why people do have to crank it up despite the bully tactics and i also think that exposing the lie about the astroturfing is important. i spent a lot of time today on my own blog talking about these obama care human stage props that organizing for america and others have put forth and yesterday in portsmouth we saw it with the little girl whose mom happened to be a very invested and close ally of the obama campaign, somebody who worked for massachusetts women for obama, worked for a steering committee for -- of new england, had given money to obama, met with the first lady, met with the vice president, met with
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
disowninthe views of daniel hannan, one of s own lawmakers. >> he does have some quite eccentric views about som things, and polical parties always incde some people who don't tow the pay line on one ise or another issue. reporter: there are other british voices tt have been injected io the u.s. debate on healthcare. lobby group called conservatives for patien' rights pduced this videon which some dissisfied n.h.s. patients critique the rvice. the national health serviceas founded at the end of thsecond world war, and establied to offer healthcare to albritish citizens, regardless of thr age, occupation, or thei ability to pay. publicly-funded doctorsnd surgeons, whoperate within the national heah system, are paid their salaries byhe government. britain, patients are offer full heth coverage that is freef-charge at the point-of- service. they pay for the syem as part of their national nual taxes. se liberals in the united stas, like film-maker michael moore, have, in t past, seized on thn.h.s. as a model the u.s. might consideemulating. >> th guy broke his ankle. much is this gog to cost him
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
public reaction to this, one in a series of u.s. media appearances by daniel hannan, who represents mr. cameron's conservative party in the european parliament, and who has been ubiquitous this week on conservative cable shows and talk radio, slamming the national health service. >> the health care system we have is a kind of relic of an era in britain when the state was considered all-powerful and benign, and when we had rationing and when we had i.d. cards and when we had mass nationalization. and we are still stuck with it because, you know, once you get a system like that, it is almost impossible to get rid of. >> reporter: but while the n.h.s. has not always been entirely beloved by all britons, the public response to mr. hannan's comments mobilized online, via the instant messaging service twitter. where a feed called "we love the n.h.s." has encouraged thousands of british supporters to credit the system with curing their ills, and in some cases, with saving their lives. the prime minister, gordon brown, and his wife personally contributed to the discussion, using twitter, sayin
Aug 6, 2009 6:00am EDT
. then andrew jakabovics from the center for american progress. then european parliament member daniel hannan gives his perspective on europe's health- care systems and the economy. we will also get an u
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
, and -- guest: host: we have two guests at ahead. daniel hannan, a member of the british parliament, here to talk to the heritage foundation. and then our final guest is senator ben cardin from maryland. >> the number of newly laid-off workers seeking unemployment insurance fell last week. initial claims for jobless benefits shot dropped to 550,000 for the week. it is lower than analysts' estimates. the four-week average for claims dropped to 555,000, the lowest level since late january. more on today's vote on it judged sonia sotomayor to the supreme court did three republicans who announced they will support the nominate are not seeking reelection bid they are kit bond, the senator from missouri, judd gregg from new hampshire, and mel martinez from florida. the final vote is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. today. secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in africa and visited a memorial today at the side of the former embassy in the kenyan capital to honor the victims of the 1998 al qaeda-linked attacks on the american embassies in kenya and tanzania a day
Aug 5, 2009 8:00pm EDT
-- warning on "washington journal" we are joined by john solomon. the european parliament member daniel hannan but europe's economy in the health-care system. you also get an update on the nomination of judge should my door -- judge sotomayor . later, a senate panel discusses the u.s. postal service. they said they are set to lose more than $7 billion by the end of the year. this begins at 10:00 p.m. eastern. >> now a senate hearing on autism research. witnesses include the director of the national institute of mental health and the parents of children with autism. tom harkin of iowa talks. this is about two hours and 15 minutes. >> today's hearing is on autism intervention and research. the center for disease control says that one out of every 150 children born this year will be diagnosed with autism. among boys, the rate is even higher. we do not know what causes this disorder. most researchers agree that every discovery seems to raise more questions even though autism has not just one of genetic prospect but many. we still do not know with the turning mechanisms are. many experts thi
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